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by | December 29, 2018 | 21:51

Police officers were able to stop and detain the driver. Hannover police said on Twitter that officers stopped the auto and overwhelmed the man. Check-in for some flights remained suspended as of 1830 GMT while police investigated. It wasn't immediately clear how long flight operations would be suspended. Flights resumed at 8:06pm, the airport announced on its website . Hanover Airport is an important hub in Germany offering both domestic and worldwide flights.

by | December 29, 2018 | 21:44

The order signed by Judge Kathryn Quaintance Friday said the defense could have access to the squad the same evening but that any testing "shall not affect the utility, or damage or alter the squad vehicle", and Minneapolis Police Department personnel had to be on hand.

by | December 29, 2018 | 20:25

Meanwhile, criticism and statements of concern over whether the polls would unfold in an open and non-hostile atmosphere poured in from overseas, with just hours to go before the South Asian nation of 160 million people holds its first contested election in a decade.

by | December 29, 2018 | 20:02

On the request of the FIA and joint investigation team (JIT), the names of corrupt people, who were found involved in money laundering or other such activity, were included in the ECL , he stated while talking to a private news channel.

by | December 29, 2018 | 19:40

The team initially could not retrieve the girl's body because of impending nightfall, but returned the next morning around 10 a.m., the sheriff's office said. Initial investigation indicates an accidental fall; however, the incident is still under investigation and pending review by the Medical Examiner's Office.

by | December 29, 2018 | 19:23

A spokesman for Syria's Foreign Ministry called it a "positive step". Rumours of the Emirati embassy reopening have circulated in recent days as renovation work was spotted getting underway at the building. Early in the civil war, Gulf Arab states supported Sunni fighters seeking to oust Assad. - A report in Lebanon's al-Akhbar newspaper Friday said Jordan was in talks to appoint a new ambassador to Syria.

by | December 29, 2018 | 18:24

He said the U.S. lost "soooo much money on Trade with Mexico under NAFTA , over 75 Billion Dollars a year (not including Drug Money which would be many times that amount), that I would consider closing the Southern Border a "profit making operation".

by | December 29, 2018 | 18:15

He shared the images on his Flickr account, correctly identifying the plane as a VC-25 - one of two highly customised Boeing 747 jumbo jets used as Air Force One . "In the age of social media , this highlights a new vulnerability that the Secret Service and military have to be super mindful of in the future", Wackrow says.

by | December 29, 2018 | 17:42

According to officials, he was going down the slope ahead of seven other skiers and "was caught when a large section of snow detached and roared down the mountain". Although the boy's winter jacket was not equipped with an avalanche detector, a sniffer dog was still able to find him. After about 30 minutes, those odds decrease to about 50 percent.

by | December 29, 2018 | 17:15

The outgoing chairman Joshua Malcom wrote that the board was unable to convene the type of meeting Friday required under state law to proceed with certification. Allegations of voter fraud, however, have since tainted the race, and McCready has withdrawn his concession. Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper announced he would appoint an interim Board of Elections after a three-judge state court panel ruled Thursday that the current board should disband at noon Friday.

by | December 29, 2018 | 14:46

The court determined that Ma had accepted more than 100 million yuan in bribes in exchange for helping businesses. Ma Jian, appointed deputy head of the Ministry of State Security in 2006, was convicted on charges spanning a 15-year period that began years before his appointment to the post that oversees Beijing's counterintelligence operations, according to sources quoted by The South China Morning Post .

by | December 29, 2018 | 14:40

But an Afghan official had earlier said that six people were killed when a suicide bomber attacked a house on Tuesday in the southern city of Kandahar. Pakistan sees the project as a "gamechanger", but it presents an enormous challenge in a country plagued by weak institutions, endemic corruption and with a range of armed groups operating in areas hosting the corridor.

by | December 29, 2018 | 13:38

Bolsonaro pledged during his election campaign that Brazil would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move its embassy from Tel Aviv to the city, claimed by both Israelis and Palestinians. Other VIPs who will be there include Chilean President Sebastian Pinera , Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo .

by | December 29, 2018 | 12:21

A section of the volcano's slope collapsed after the Dec 22 eruption and slid into the ocean, which displaced massive amounts of water, generating giant waves up to 5m high that then inundated the nearby coastlines of Java and Sumatra. Dave Petley, head of research and innovation at Sheffield University who analyzed similar images from a European Space Agency satellite, said they support the theory that a landslide, most of it undersea, caused the tsunami on Saturday evening.

by | December 29, 2018 | 08:56

Previously, Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig were detained on "activities that endangered China's national security", Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang had said. She has denied the accusations, which have not been tested in court, and has been released on bail in Vancouver. The Canadian foreign minister Chrystia Freeland did not mention the woman in calling for the release of the other two Canadians last week.

by | December 29, 2018 | 08:12

An undersea 6.9 magnitude natural disaster has struck off the southern Philippines and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said it has a potential to generate a tsunami. "The Sangihe and Talaud Islands residents are encouraged to remain calm and not be provoked by irresponsible issues, because the quake has no potential for a tsunami in Indonesia", he said in a statement on Saturday.

by | December 29, 2018 | 08:08

Trump said he would then take US-Mexican relations back to the days before the NAFTA agreement opened free trade across Canada, Mexico and the United States. According to AP, the Mexican president said he has not commented on the wall funding and government shutdown "because it is an internal affair of the USA government".

by | December 29, 2018 | 05:30

Military sources reportedly said on Thursday that the Jihadists from the IS-supported Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) overran a naval base and a multinational joint task force (MNJTF) post in Baga after a fierce battle. "The Nigerian Air Force component has also been mobilised and are engaging the fleeing terrorists". The army, in a statement signed by its director of public relations, Sani Usman, said reinforcements from Sector 3, Operation Lafiya Dole, are in hot pursuit of the ...

by | December 29, 2018 | 05:14

Hough is the fifth person to go overboard on a cruise ship in the last two months, notes the Miami Herald , which has details on the other four. The US Coast Guard said it was searching for Arron Hough, who went missing from the Harmony of the Seas .

by | December 29, 2018 | 04:33

The latest arrivals follow that of at least 43 migrants on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Earlier in the day, a further nine Iranians were detained after being spotted off the Kent coast around 12.30 am (1.30 CET). Mr Collins added: "We're quite good at spotting vessels approaching the United Kingdom and either bringing them in, escorting them in, or having Border Force agents waiting for them when they land".